Salt Marsh Ecology

Students explore the salt marsh and tidal creeks for marine life. Discussion focuses on the geologic processes that create marshes and the value of wetlands to people and wildlife. This program can also be done by kayak.

Program Location(s):

Felix Neck, Martha's Vineyard

Grades:

9, 10, 11, 12

Curriculum Frameworks:

HS-ESS2-5 - Earth's Systems - chemical/physical properties of water
HS-ESS2-6 - Earth's Systems - carbon cycle
HS-ESS3-5 - Earth and Human Activity - global or regional climate change
HS-LS2-6 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - change and resilience in ecosystems
HS-LS2-7 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - human activities affect on ecosystems

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